GOP Lawmaker Considers Restricting Capitol Protests To Free Speech ZoneMinnesota government leaders are hesitant even though some recent demonstrations turned into heated confrontations.
More Than 80 Arrested Amid Protests Near St. LouisHundreds of riot police mobilized in downtown St. Louis overnight, arresting more than 80 people and seizing weapons amid reports of property damage and vandalism following another day of peaceful protests over a former police officer's acquittal in the killing of a black man.
4 Things To Know: London Bombing, St. Louis Protests & The VikingsHere's a look at the four things you need to know for Sept. 17, 2017.
4 More Get Fines, Probation In Interstate 94 ProtestsPolice arrested 102 people after a long and sometimes violent protest on Interstate 94 last July.
All These Protests Could Cost Washington MillionsThe major protests in Washington that have greeted President Donald Trump's first year in office are set to return in force, continuing an already expensive year for city officials who work to keep people safe during mass gatherings.
House DFL Leader Won't Apologize For 'White Male' CommentA top Republican lawmaker is calling for the resignation of the House Democratic leader for comments he says are "racist."
Minn. House Approves Bill Stiffening Penalties For Mass ProtestsThe Minnesota House Monday approved a sweeping public safety bill that includes tough new measures to limit mass protests.
Activists Gather In Minneapolis To Discuss Protest LegislationA group of Twin Cities activists gathered Sunday to discuss legislation that would create harsher penalties for some protesters.
House Committee Passes Stiffer Penalties For Certain ProtestsThe penalty could be bumped up from a misdemeanor to a gross misdemeanor.
GOP-Controlled Legislature Looks To Crack Down On ProtestsMinnesota officials responded to months of unrest last year after the death of a black man shot by police officers with funding meant to reduce the state's widespread racial disparities. This year, a new Republican-controlled Legislature is plotting a crackdown on protests, with tougher penalties for highway marchers and potentially putting some demonstrators on the hook for the enforcement costs at unruly protests.
Gov't Orders Could Have Little Impact On DAPL Protest CampGovernment orders for protesters of the Dakota Access pipeline to leave federal land could have little immediate effect on the encampment where scores of people have been gathered for months to oppose the $3.8 billion project.
Mpls. Board Of Education Meets To Discuss Superintendent SearchThe Minneapolis Board of Education will meet Tuesday night with plans to discuss the search for a new superintendent. In the past week, Interim Superintendent Michael Goar requested to have his name be withdrawn from consideration for the job.